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Re: [opensuse] a user call for attention on SuSE's mp3 support issue
  • From: Marcus Meissner <meissner@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 28 Jan 2007 11:42:21 +0100
  • Message-id: <20070128104221.GC8586@xxxxxxx>
On Sun, Jan 28, 2007 at 06:35:31PM +0800, Zhang Weiwu wrote:
> 在 2007-01-28日的 10:35 +0100,Marcus Meissner写道:
>
> > Ciao, Marcus (not a lawyer, not qualified to give legal advice, not speaking
> > for Novell, only for himself)
>
> 1. is it possible to negociate for a special license for SuSE? Did
> we tried that? If there is a per unit royalty how did realplayer
> get their license when number of user is not clear? Would a
> public petition work?
> 2. is it possible to move helix-banshee to default OpenSuSE
> installation? Which as far as I can guess have no legal concern

I can try to bring this up, and you could too in a openSUSE status meeting.

> 3. is it possible us the community work up and provide some package
> in packman to solve this problem, as we did on MPlayer? (maybe
> provide a package serve as gstreamer plug-in)

packman could perhaps provide a gstreamer-plugin-mp3 package or so.
(I do not know gstreamer sufficiently to be sure if it is that easy.)

Ciao, MArcus
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